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Ioflupane I 123 (By injection)

Used to help diagnose parkinsonian syndromes during a procedure called a single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scan.

Ioflupane I 123 is a radiopharmaceutical. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents, which may be used to find and treat certain diseases or to study the function of the body's organs. Ioflupane I 123 is used in a procedure called single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scan to help your doctor see an image of your brain. This medicine helps to determine if you have symptoms (tremorsRead more
Brand names include
DaTscan
Drug classes About this
Diagnostic Agent, Radiopharmaceutical Imaging

What works? Research summarized

Reviews in PubMed

Safety analysis of 10 clinical trials and for 13 years after first approval of ioflupane 123I injection (DaTscan). [Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 2014]

[123I]FP-CIT (DaTscan) SPECT brain imaging in patients with suspected parkinsonian syndromes. [Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging. 2012]

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